earth figure

earth figure

[′ərth ‚fig·yər]
(geodesy)
The shape of the earth.
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Of her character, she says: "She's an archetypal Mother Earth figure, very Spanish, keeps the family together.
The chairman was a practical and down to earth figure who once told a motor trade leaders' dinner in 1968 that the four basic ways of life in Britain were sex, booze, cars and sport followed, in fifth place, by hard work.
Beauty is a strong, mother earth figure and Beast is a complex, sensitive, creative character, ill at ease with his own body, but with the ability to create intricate magical things.
And they believe that the plan for the Mother Earth figure that would apparently recline, face up to the Northumberland skies, is in danger of distracting the decision-makers from the real issue.
Locals say he has remained a very down to earth figure despite his expanding wealth and regal lifestyle.
Locals in the area say he has remained a very down to earth figure despite his expanding wealth and regal lifestyle.
A practical and down to earth figure, he once told a motor trade leaders' dinner in 1968 that the four basic ways of life in Britain were sex, booze, cars and sport followed, in fifth place, by hard work.
Miss Forsyth, of Cramlington, would be an unhappy neighbour to the naked Mother Earth figure if it is approved.
Creation arid the beauty of the earth figure prominently in liturgies and rituals.
It was on March 29, 1974 that a group of farmers digging the ground for water well discovered fragments of baked earth figures or terracotta.
Friends of the Earth figures show the area is dirtier than major industrial cities like Manchester and Sheffield.